Nums: Honesty doesn’t matter …

According to the latest NBC/WSJ Survey …

49% of the people surveyed approved of the job that Obama is doing as President.

But, only 23% think that he’s very honest.

 

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Drilling down …

Obama’s ‘top box’ honesty score has slipped 18 pp since his first days in office … from 41% to 23%.

In January 2009, his net ‘very’ score – very good minus very poor – was plus 33.

Now, his net ‘very’ score is underwater by 7 pp … 23% to 30%.

There’s still more …

When asked how much involvement Obama has had in the scandals, only 14% to 24 % said that he had no involvement at all …  flipping the numbers, roughly 75% to 85% said that Obama had some involvement in each of the scandals.

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Perceptions of Obama’s scandal involvement sync to the honesty scores.

But, they don’t sync to his job approval numbers.

Hmmm.

Guess honesty doesn’t matter …

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One Response to “Nums: Honesty doesn’t matter …”

  1. Daniel Says:

    It will be interesting to see as a benchmark how it compares with other presidents in their 2nd term.

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